Friday, April 26, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
IPA and the Buffett Institute’s Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University are hosting the 4th Annual Researcher Gathering on Financial Inclusion and Social Protection in Evanston, Illinois from April 26-27, 2019.
This gathering provides a forum...
America, United States
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Government of Cabo Verde and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa will jointly host The Second WHO Africa Health Forum on the theme : Achieving Universal Health Coverage and Health Security in Africa: The Africa we want to see. ...
Africa, Cape Verde
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Over the past 15 years, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have achieved impressive economic growth. Nevertheless poverty reduction has been slow and high growth rates have not been matched by high job growth rates. Between now and 2030, 440 million...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 to Wednesday, February 13, 2019
At the Addis Ababa Conference, priorities will be discussed so that food safety strategies and approaches can be aligned across sectors and borders, reinforcing efforts to reach the SDGs and supporting the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. Strategic actions...
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 to Friday, February 08, 2019
Universal Child Grants (UCGs) are increasingly discussed as a policy instrument to achieve universal social protection and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. At present, 385 million children live in extreme poverty. This has negative short-...
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
A CALL TO ACTION
Universal social protection (USP) is essential to the economic and social development of individuals, communities and nations. It is also a human right. We call on all countries to live up to their commitment to develop nationally owned...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The 58th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women will be held on 22 and 23 January 2019, in Santiago, Chile. On this occasion, preparations for the XIV Regional Conference (November 4 to 8, 2019 in Santiago) will be covered and...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Thursday, January 24, 2019
In recent years, social protection emerged as a strong and effective policy tool to tackle poverty, mitigate effects of economic shock, support pro-poor and inclusive economic growth, and ultimately achieve progress towards the Sustainable...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Researchers, activists, policy professionals, and practitioners across sectors and disciplines are working to tackle global challenges such as poverty, inequality and climate change through influencing policy and practice at local, national and global levels...
Europe, United Kingdom
Thursday, December 06, 2018
The welfare state in the UK was revolutionary: it lifted thousands out of poverty, provided decent homes, good education and security. But it is out of kilter now: an elaborate and expensive system of managing needs and risks. Today we face new challenges....
Europe, United Kingdom